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Professor Einar Stefansson
Einar Stef├ínsson MD PhD is Professor of Ophthalmology and Faculty Chair at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iceland, National University Hospital, Iceland. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Acta Ophthalmologica. He may be reached by email: [email protected]
Global diabetes epidemic must not become epidemic of blindness
The global epidemic in type 2 diabetes mellitus is of unprecedented proportions. In absolute numbers, it probably exceeds any previous epidemic in the history of mankind. There are now more than 400 million people with diabetes in the world, and the number is projected to exceed 600 million by 2030.
Review of the year 2013: Retina 2013
2013 has been an important year in retina therapy, with increased information released on nutritional supplements for AMD patients, widened indications for anti-VEGFs and the approval of treatment for symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion.
Why are diabetics still going blind?
What tasks are more important for the ophthalmologist than dealing with a disease that is the second most common cause of blindness overall and the number one blinding disease in the working population?

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